The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 60 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.74% 1.09% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.31% 4.55% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £200 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-42.57% +29.41%
REST
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 198 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.24% 23.88% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 123 121
Median daily rate £338 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for REST.

1 17 (77.27%) SOAP
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) SOA
4 11 (50.00%) High Availability
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 8 (36.36%) Middleware
6 8 (36.36%) C#
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) DevOps
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
9 4 (18.18%) SaaS
9 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) JBoss
9 4 (18.18%) MSMQ
9 4 (18.18%) Retail
9 4 (18.18%) WCF
9 4 (18.18%) JSON
9 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (13.64%) Android
10 3 (13.64%) DataPower
10 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
10 3 (13.64%) WebSphere

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) JBoss
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Android Studio
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Designer
5 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Android Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Designer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Web Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) SOAP
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) Middleware
3 4 (18.18%) JSON
3 4 (18.18%) MSMQ
3 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 3 (13.64%) Android SDK
4 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) Node.js
4 3 (13.64%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) XSD
5 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
6 1 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) DataPower
3 2 (9.09%) Blockchain
3 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) SOA
3 11 (50.00%) High Availability
4 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
6 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 3 (13.64%) Android Development
7 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
7 3 (13.64%) Microservices
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) EAI
8 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 1 (4.55%) BDD
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.55%) Kanban
9 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) IBM